8 Years agoNews
|First Look: 2012 Ford Taurus and Explorer Police Interceptor|
|Much to the dismay of police departments nationwide, rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered body-on-frame sedans are done. Ford Motor Company's mainstay cop car has finally gone to that great taxicab-used car lot in the sky. But you better believe Dearborn desperately wants to hold on to the 70 percent of the law enforcement fleet business it owned during the heyday of the outgoing Panther-platform Crown Victoria.|
To fight off the Dodge Charger Interceptor, Chevrolet's Impala and Tahoe, and the coming Chevy Caprice and Carbon Motors efforts, Ford is marketing its new Taurus- and Explorer-based Police Interceptors for their safety and tight handling. The '11 unibody Police Interceptors -- the new Explorer...